In This Issue
President's Message
June Meeting
Upcoming Social
June Out and About
Summer Social Events
Last Meeting Report
Out and About Report
Ladies Lunch
Men's Pub Lunch
Upcoming Our Club
UPCOMING - In our Area
Stunning Senior Moment
Quick Links
Don Dempson


Loretta/Heinz Dahn




Phil Howell
Grant Foster
Norm Kilarski
Issue: #5
June  2015
President's Message

Hello Everyone: 


It's summertime and PROBUS activities are heating up. Read Robert's message on the website and learn about all these great summer events.  Learn how to keep in the know and also to find out about an eagerly anticipated event in the Grose Family

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June 5 Meeting- Love, Law and Tragedy in Early Canada- Ian  Robertson


Our June 5th speaker, Ian Bruce Robertson, used his collection of family letters, diaries and documents to write The Honourable Aleck, the story of Alexander Rocke Robertson, an influential figure in the eary history of BC. Ian will discuss his fascinating relative and the process of research, writing and publishing his book....Learn More


June Social Event- Digital Scavenger Hunt                                                          


Remember to sign up for the Digital Scavenger hunt happening on Wednesday June 24 at 

10 am.  Join Event Coordinator, Bonnie Howell,in Nanaimo for this fun event followed by a delicious lunch in a restaurant nearby.  It is easy to sign up. 

...Just Click Here 


Out And About-Golf at Arrowsmith

Tune up your golf skills in anticipation of the July tournament or just come out to have some fun with fellow PROBUS members.  President Robert Grose has organized a fun pick-up game for 20 golfers at Arrowsmith Golf Course on Friday June 19.  Sign up quickly to secure your spot. 

...Just Click Here 


   Upcoming Social Events- Summer Fun!                       

ANNUAL PROBUS PICNIC- It is time to sign up for this annual event held on Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 5pm, catered by Smokin George's BBcue. Tickets will be sold  at the June and July meetings.

For more information  and to easily sign up...Click Here 


FUN GOLF DAY- Thursday August 6, 2015 Brigadoon Golf Course.  Don't miss out on this fabulous fun tournament,organized by Tom and Laurie Chow.

For more information and to sign up...Click Here  


APPETIZER Night- Save the date: Wednesday August 26, 2015 For more information

...Click Here .  



Last Meeting Report- Better Living Through Chemisty


Probus club members of the male gender were provided with "little blue pills" at the start of the May 1st talk by Dr. Reg Mitchell, better known as Dr. Zonk by the thousands of BC students who have enjoyed his exciting view of science. With eye opening slides, humorous anecdotes and vigorous antics, the hour long presentation was both informative and very entertaining.  Better Sex, wrinkle removal, and building muscles through science...the group in attendance were enthralled. 

....Read More 


Out and About: Dinner and Lecture at Deep Bay


Read Past President,Sharon Seibt"s, very interesting and informative account of our latest Out and About trip to the Deep Bay Marine Centre entitled:

"What I learned at Night School"

Click Here 

Ladies Lunch                                                       


 To sign up for this month's lunch organized by Sandra Crarer  ....Click Here and fill out the form or sign up at the June 5th meeting.


Men's Pub Lunch                                           



UPCOMING May - Our Club

Tues June 2


Fri June 5

General Meeting

Whisky Club 


History through Stories- Ian Bruce Robertson

Tues June 9

Men's Pub Lunch

Wed June 10

Management Meeting

Thurs June 11Ladies' Lunch

Wed June 17


Thurs June 18



Fri June 19


Wed June 24

2nd Chapter


Book Club

Wine Club


Out & About- Golf at Arrowsmith


Digital Scavenger Hunt

UPCOMING - In the Area

Check out our calendar on the website to find activities that are going on around our beautiful area as well as our own PROBUS events. 


Click on each event in the calendar for more information. 

A Stunning Senior Moment